Faith Christian Academy

254 Spackenkill Road,
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603-0785
     Tel: (845)462-0266
Grades: PK - 12 | 248 students
Faith Christian Academy has a reputation for academic excellence, a competitive athletic program, a variety of opportunities for artistic expression, and a strong focus on the integration of the Christian faith in the educational experience.
We seek to produce thoughtful, respectful, and well-educated students who think critically, express themselves well, and are committed to restoring strong moral leadership wherever they choose to live, work and worship.
Faith Christian Academy is registered with the New York State Education Department and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.
Accreditation is recognizing that a school meets prescribed high standards of care and education, and that a specialized outside team has validated the integrity and quality of its program.
Faith Christian Academy has been granted candidacy status in the accreditation program by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Our families have the assurance that their school provides the highest quality Christian program possible.
We offer a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development of young children.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 248 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Faith Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,570
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Wendy Wright


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Faith Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Faith Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • PoughkeepsieFaith Christian Academy
      (Assembly of God)
    254 Spackenkill Rd
      (Assembly of God)
    0.1 mi | 236 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • PoughkeepsieHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Martin De Porres School
      (Roman Catholic)
    122 Cedar Valley Rd
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 285 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • PoughkeepsiePoughkeepsie Day School
    260 Boardman Road
    0.4 mi | 277 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • PoughkeepsieOur Lady Of Lourdes High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    131 Boardman Rd
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 690 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PoughkeepsieOakwood Friends School
    22 Spackenkill Rd
    2.1 mi | 138 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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1 year ago
FCA provides excellent education! Awesome teachers and elementary principal who loves the kids. Approachable staff who are committed. My kids are thriving.
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